A return to Grace: One woman’s story of child abuse, substance abuse, domestic violence — and the path to recovery
Published on May 03, 2017
“I am such a monster.”
When Grace — a pseudonym — was at her lowest point, her 3-week-old son was taken away because she was breastfeeding him while using heroin and meth, in a household riddled with substance abuse and domestic violence.
But that wasn’t where her story ended.
What followed was a journey to redemption surrounded by a network of support including her social worker and other mentors with the Placer County Children’s System of Care.
Listen to her story below.
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